About Us

Basically Free Bike Rentals is owned and operated by Sports Basement. We're a Bay Area company dedicated to giving you the best brands at Basement prices, and that goes for bike rentals too!

Get the scoop on Basically Free Bike Rentals

Let's get one thing out of the way - yes, your bike rental really is basically free. Here's how it works: Rent a bike at our Fisherman's Wharf location on Columbus and Bay, and we'll give you a voucher for store credit at our Sports Basement location on the way to the bridge in the amount of your bike rental.

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Here's the best way to bike the Golden Gate!

There's lots of ways to get from Point A (Basically Free Bike Rentals) to Point B (the Golden Gate Bridge), and a lot of them are absolutely gorgeous, too. But add some requirements like bike lanes and a minimal amount of hill climbing, and the single best way to bike the Golden Gate Bridge becomes clear.

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Recommended Routes

San Francisco is full of hidden gems. Here's a handy guide to some of our absolute favorites. From restaurants to museums to spectacular views, we've got you covered.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know about renting a bike in San Francisco!

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